KS3

04 Oct 2021

How To Make a Festive Window

For our first activity, we’ll be making festive windows. For this, you’ll need some black sugar paper, assorted tissue paper, scissors and glue. Step 1 Take a piece of sugar paper and fold one corner of the paper to the other. Once they’re aligned, make a fold and cut the […]

13 Feb 2020

Inspiration for World Book Day

World Book Day has been around for 23 years now. It is a registered charity on an important mission to give every child and young person a book of their own. It’s also a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and most importantly, a celebration of reading.
Here are a few ideas to help you celebrate the occasion in your school or setting.

07 Oct 2019

Create a Spooktacular Skull for ...

With the spookiest season just around the corner, get your students in the spirit with this affordable 4 step Paper Mache Skull craft idea.

29 Sep 2019

What makes a great lesson for a ...

This is a blog written by Daisy, a Year 5 pupil at Stonelow Junior School. She tells us what makes a good lesson from a year 5 pupil’s perspective.

03 May 2019

School Sports Premium

Background The Primary PE and Sport Premium was introduced in March 2013 to improve the provision of PE in primary schools across England. Since 2013, the government have continued to allocate funding each year. The Department for Education confirmed that for the 2021/22 academic year, funding would continue at £320 […]

02 May 2019

Get Girls Active

Engaging Girls in Sport Working in schools we get to see all sorts of children – those that are engaged, as well as those that are not and of course those that shine and excel amongst their peers. This is true of all subjects, but PE is an area that […]

01 May 2019

£100m School Funding for Health...

The health and wellbeing of children is vital in a modern era where obesity levels are on the rise and a sedentary lifestyle is prevalent. In 2018-19, schools will receive £100 million pounds from the government to spend specifically on improving health and wellbeing and promoting a more active lifestyle. […]

01 May 2019

Product Focus – Footballs – ...

When I first took the lead on PE in school, I was so naive when it came to sports equipment. Who knew there were so many variations in everything? Footballs are a good example of this. They come in so many different sizes, materials and construction so it can be […]

30 Apr 2019

Box Pass (KS3 PE)

Overview: This Box Pass drill is great for improving coordination, technique and performance. Resources: Training ball Cones Programmes of Study: Physical Education To develop their technique and improve their performance in other competitive sports [for example, athletics and gymnastics] Steps: Set up a box shape using cones 3 metres square Place […]